UNION COUNTY — All the recent rain left Union County’s two pools a bit on the chilly side, but that did not stop some hardy souls from celebrating the return to some sunny weather.
CARTERET – Tonight, borough parks commissioner Vinny Bellino will be joined by Carteret residents and family members of Edward F. Szymborski for the dedication of the “Edward F. Szymborski Gazebo” at Carteret Park.
TRENTON – With no jackpot winner Tuesday night, the Mega Millions grand prize will grow to $133 million for the drawing on Friday, Aug. 27.
SOUTH BRUNSWICK — Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Middlesex County invites you to their Garden Field Day Saturday, Aug. 28, from 1 to 5 p.m.
Something different happened to me a few days ago. I had a great weekend. Now I’m not a fan of superlatives because they are way overused. Have you noticed that a lot of people often describe their most common experiences in a way that depicts them as either ‘winners’ or ‘losers’.
SOUTH BRUNSWICK — Middlesex County is sponsoring free composting workshops. County residents can learn how to reduce waste and improve their soil by composting their yard waste and kitchen scraps right in their own backyards.
Director Susanna White’s “Nanny McPhee Returns,” adapted by and starring Emma Thompson in the title role, contradicts my personal rule of thumb: “Movies that start slowly, end slowly.”
African-American Heritage Rodeo • Aug. 28 from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. – There will be an African-American Heritage Rodeo at 790 Trumbull St., Elizabeth. Admission $5 in advance, $7 at the gate. For info, call 1-908-351-4850.
WOODBRIDGE-Memories from Harold Miller and his sister Elaine Peterson from the 1940s and 1950s: “King George Rd. always had a lot of traffic traveling both ways.
PERTH AMBOY — The Royal Garden Club by the Bay in Perth Amboy has announced the winners of its 2010 Home Gardener’s Contest.